Tutsi. <em>Wrist Guard (Igitembe)</em>, first half of 20th century. Wood, copper alloy, 6 x 9 x 2 1/8 in. (15.2 x 22.9 x 5.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1403. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1403_front_PS5.jpg)

Wrist Guard (Igitembe)


Medium: Wood, copper alloy

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:first half of 20th century

Dimensions: 6 x 9 x 2 1/8 in. (15.2 x 22.9 x 5.4 cm)


Accession Number: 22.1403

Image: CUR.22.1403_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pennanular with a gap of 1 1/4 in. central hole measures 2 1/4 in. at its greatest width. Decorative metal fasteners at rim on long sides of oval. Overall color: Walnut brown.

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